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    The benefits of Forest School

  • Promotes self confidence

  • Promotes resilience

  • Helps a child develop perseverance

  • Encourages children to independently risk assess

  • Encourages children to care about their environment by connecting with nature

  • Encourages empathy for others and nature

  • Supports physical fitness

  • Improved mental health

  • Better sleep

  • Improves motivation and concentration

  • Encourages children to develop positive relationships with others and with the environment

  • Teaches about biodiversity and habitats